MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Volaris (NYSE: VLRS) (BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low cost Mexican airline that operates in Mexico, the United States and Central America, inaugurates an additional route to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX (IAH). The new route now links two of the most dynamic cities in North America.
This new route is part of Volaris expansion strategy in US key destinations. Volaris started operations in Houston with a nonstop service from Guadalajara in 2015.
"We are thrilled to add this new route to our operations in Houston. We now connect these two important economic centers via a simple, fast and efficient flight. This aligns with our point-to-point strategy and our business model of bringing families and friends together. We continue to make improvements to our customers’ travel experience through increased connectivity between the U.S. and Mexico and continuously-improved customer service,” said Miguel Aguiñiga, Director of Market Development and Distribution of Volaris.
Houston is a major market for Volaris due to the large percentage of the population with a Mexican heritage. This important demographic makes the city a key location for Volaris’ expansion. In addition, Houston represents one of the most important energy markets in the United States. It is a high-traffic city located on the Gulf of Mexico’s coast and has access to numerous ports throughout the Americas.
“Passengers at Bush Airport continue to enjoy an unprecedented level of connectivity with Latin America and Volaris’ commitment to Houston is helping to make that connection even stronger,” Houston Aviation Director Mario Diaz said. “This new non-stop service to Mexico City complements the continued expansion of the international service available at Bush Airport and will provide Volaris’ customers with even better access to our dynamic, growing city and all that it offers.”
Those interested in flights along these routes may now purchase tickets in the following itineraries:
Mexico City – Houston, Texas
(Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday)
- Departing from Mexico City at 06:30 hrs, arriving to Houston at 08:50 hrs.
- Departing from Houston at 10:05 hrs, arriving to Mexico City at 12:25 hrs.
One-way tickets can be purchased at a base fare of $99 including taxes. This is due to the purchase in advance option and its innovative “You Decide” program where customers only pay for the services they need. Tickets may be purchased through all of Volaris’ sales channels: http://www.volaris.com, our Call Center in Mexico at 01-800-122-8000, our Call Center in the United States at 1-866-988-3527 and any travel agency.
Mobile App: http://cms.volaris.com/en/about-volaris/mobile-app/
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) is an ultra-low cost airline providing point to point services and operating between Mexico, US, and Central America. The ultra-low cost highly efficient business model offered by Volaris provides low base fares to develop its market, coupled with outstanding levels of quality services and a wide array of products. Since beginning their operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from an initial 5 to a current 166 and its fleet from 4 to 69 aircraft. Volaris currently operates over 300 daily flight segments on routes connecting 40 cities in Mexico and 28 cities internationally. Volaris targets passengers visiting friends and family, price sensitive business travelers, and leisure travelers in Mexico and to select destinations. Proudly Mexican, Volaris is regarded as one of the new leading companies in the country. Among other recognitions, Volaris has received the prestigious ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for seven consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com